Federal identity requirements

How to manage the Government of Canada’s official symbols: the Canada wordmark, flag symbol and Canada’s coat of arms.

Services and information

Federal Identity Program (FIP) Manual

How to apply the Government of Canada’s official symbols on signage, communications products and motor vehicles.

Technical specifications

Layout and design details that complement the FIP manual.

Departmental coordinators

Who is responsible for managing corporate identity in each department.

Registry of applied titles

A list of abbreviations, legal and applied titles for departments.

Creating and changing an applied title

Process for applied titles and service titles. What to do if a department has no registered applied title.

Top areas of interest

Answers to questions about FIP. Use of logos, partnering and endorsements.


Terms and definitions.

Legal protection of the official symbols

All design and colour variations are protected under the Copyright Act and Trademarks Act.

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